zoo-

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See also: zoo, Zoo, zôo, zōo, zo'o, -zoo, and zoö-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (combining form of) Ancient Greek ζῷον (zôion, animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈzəʊ.ə/, /ˈzəʊ.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈzoʊ.ə/, /ˈzoʊ.oʊ/

Prefix[edit]

zoo-

  1. Forming compound words pertaining to animals.

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Translations[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Before a vowel, contracts to zo-.

Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

zoo-

  1. zoo-

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζῷο- (zôio-), combining form of ζῷον (zôion) "animal".

Prefix[edit]

zoo-

  1. zoo-

Derived terms[edit]


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